You can use "bewarna" for "to be" when you want to indicate a color. For instance. Kucing itu bewarna hitam = The/that cat is black. You can also skip the verb and simply say "Kucing itu hitam".
The colour of desire. The colour of despair.
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Huh i do it right but he says its false